Home Library Application

Wollongong City Libraries' Home Library Service provides library materials to residents who are unable to visit a library in person.

To be eligible for the Home Library Service you must:

  • Live in the Wollongong City Council area
  • Be unable to access library services due to frailty, long term illness or disability
  • Have sole full-time care or responsibility for a person who is housebound due to frailty, long term illness or disability, and have no-one else who can visit the library for you.

A medical certificate may be required to confirm that you meet these conditions.

To apply for the Home Library Service please fill out your details below.

Our Home Library Service staff will contact you to discuss your eligibility.

Who's applying?

If you are filling in this form for another person, please complete the following section. If you are completing the form for yourself, skip to the 'Applicant details' section.

Applicant details

Fill in the details for the person to receive the home library items.

Permission to enter premises

Reading preferences

Use this section to tell us what type of items you'd like to receive through the home library service.

We will do everything we can to supply you with the material you've requested, but at times we may not be able to meet all requests due to issues beyond our control.

A note about electronic resources

To access electronic library material, you will need to own a relatively new smart phone or tablet. For help, please call the Home Library Office on (02) 4227 7442 or email us.

Number and type of items

Please let us know how many of each type of item you would like. For items you don't want, please leave blank.

Print fiction (standard)

Print non-fiction (standard)

Large print fiction

Large print non-fiction


Audiobooks on CD

Audiobooks MP3 (Includes the whole book on 1 or 2 CD disks instead of multiple disks. Most newer CD players will play this format.)


Music CDs